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MARTIN LAUNCHES CHRISTMAS CARD COMPETITION FOR WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE SCHOOLS

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has launched his 2018 parliamentary Christmas card design competition for local primary schools. West Dunbartonshire’s creative school pupils will be submitting their designs for the MP’s annual Christmas card competition to raise funds for … Continue reading

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RALLY ON PARLIAMENT IN SUPPORT OF SCOT IMPRISONED IN INDIA

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has called on the UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt to ‘get serious’ as campaigners prepare to march on parliament in support of a Scot imprisoned in India for the past twelve months.

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MEETING WITH HOUSING ASSOCIATIONS TO DISCUSS ROLL-OUT OF UNIVERSAL CREDIT

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has met with housing staff from Bellsmyre and Cordale Housing Associations to discuss the impact of the roll-out of Universal Credit (UC) in West Dunbartonshire.

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MARTIN COMMEMORATES CENTENARY OF THE ARMISTICE

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has paid tribute to those who have lost their lives in conflict ahead of Remembrance Sunday. The SNP MP spoke in a House of Commons debate commemorating the Centenary of the end of the … Continue reading

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JAGTAR SINGH JOHAL: 12 MONTHS DETAINED

It’s a year to the day since my constituent Jagtar Singh Johal, a 31 year old Scot from Dumbarton, was arrested in India whilst out shopping with his newlywed wife. In scenes reminiscent of a kidnapping, Jagtar had a sack … Continue reading

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UK AUTUMN BUDGET DOESN’T DELIVER FOR WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has accused the Tory UK government of failing to support hard-pressed families following the autumn Budget unveiled this week by the Chancellor.

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MARTIN DEMANDS ANSWERS FROM UK DEFENCE MINISTER OVER ASBESTOS COMPONENT FEARS

SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has demanded answers from the UK government over fears that military and civilian personnel may have been exposed to asbestos from Sea King helicopters. The MoD has recently announced it is investigating concerns that staff working … Continue reading

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MARTIN BACKS CAMPAIGN TO BAN CONSUMPTION OF DOG MEAT

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has added his backing to a campaign to ban the consumption of dog meat in the UK. The MP for West Dunbartonshire signed up to the campaign, led by the World Dog Alliance (WDA), at a launch … Continue reading

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